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Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice


INTRODUCTION: Women with pathogenic germline gene variants in

METHODS: We searched Medline, EMBASE, CENTRAL, PubMed, and up to October 3, 2019. We identified 2775 records and included 21.

RESULTS: There is limited evidence related to these factors and ovarian cancer risk. For breast cancer risk, evidence suggests higher diet quality, adulthood weight-loss of ≥10 pounds, and activity during adolescence and young-adulthood may be linked with decreased risk. Higher meat intake and higher daily energy intake may be linked with increased risk.

CONCLUSIONS: There is not enough evidence to suggest tailored recommendations for dietary habits or weight management among women with


BRCA, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Diet, Physical activity, Weight



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